Mary B. Ess, Active member of Lions Club


<p dir=”ltr”>Mary B. Ess <p dir=”ltr”><span>Aug. 31,1934 – Feb. 1, 2018</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Mary B. (</span><span>née</span><span>Bowen) Ess of East Aurora died on Thursday, February 1. She was 83.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Born on Aug. 31, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Emma Bowen.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Mrs. Ess was an active member of the Lions Club of East Aurora and the […]

Simple ways to save on your pet’s medical costs

Voters Ignored Again


<p dir=”ltr”>One of the benefits of registering with a political party is having a voice in the primary election. Local county Democratic Party leaders tried to remove that voice last week when they endorsed one of the six candidates to challenge Congressman Chris Collins months before the primary election. <p dir=”ltr”><span>Three candidates withdrew from the race after Grand Island resident […]

Family-Friendly Ideas for Getting Out and About This Spring

(StatePoint) Spring is the best time of year to get outdoors and spend some quality time with the family. Here are three ideas to shake off winter’s cabin fever and the most of the season. <p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>Take a Hike</strong> Visit a state or national park and hit the hiking trails. Most parks have a variety of trails of varying […]

Elma Board Reviews Applications for New Businesses

<p dir=”ltr”>During an Elma Town Board meeting last month, the board reviewed several business applications around town. <p dir=”ltr”><span>Two of the three reviewed were sent to the Elma Planning Board for further review, but they were also given initial approval by the town board, too.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>One dealt with a request from Donna and Thomas Pease, current owners of the […]

Couple Arnold and Jean Torke Die Within Days of Each Other


<p dir=”ltr”><span>Mr. Arnold Torke, Loving Husband and Father</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Mrs. Jean Torke, Loving Wife and Mother</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Mr. Arnold Torke and his wife Jean Torke died a within a few days of one another last week in East Aurora. Each died from dementia-related complications.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Mr. Torke was born in Austin, Minn. on July 3, 1931 and died on Sunday, […]

Left Coast Taco Brings West Coast Flavors to East Aurora

<p dir=”ltr”>Chelsea and Nathan Root are the owners of Left Coast Taco. Their mission statement for the business is “We like tacos. We hope you do too.” <p dir=”ltr”><span>Patrons enjoy the authentic taste of the Baja style tacos .</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Ever since Nathan moved to Buffalo eight years ago, he wanted to open up a taco shop that was reminiscent […]

Sparkle Cleaners

<p dir=”ltr”>Frank Russo is the new owner of Sparkle Cleaners. <span> </span>

EMW Club Earns Award as it Sees Continued Growth

<p dir=”ltr”>The Boys &amp; Girls Club of Elma, Marilla and Wales has grown from humble beginnings in the basement of the Iroquois Middle School into a vital support for local youth and families.  Executive Director Tracey Karp-Theal has seen it all in her 27 years with the club.</p><p dir=”ltr”><span>“It doesn’t seem like that long, but when I think about where […]

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